EPPO Global Database

Biomphalaria glabrata(BIOMGL)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-11-17

Basic information
  • EPPO code: BIOMGL
  • Preferred name: Biomphalaria glabrata
  • Authority: (Say)

Notes

B. glabrata is the intermediate host of Schistosoma mansoni, causing intestinal schistosomiasis, in South America.


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Australorbis glabratus (Say)
Taphius glabratus (Say)